Elements Of Racism In Tkam

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Does the novel seem to think that racism will eventually be overcome? Or will there always be an element of racism in Maycomb? The novel doesn’t suggest that racism will be completely overcome; however, it does show that there is hope and a better way to go around events. This is shown when Atticus points out to Jem that the jury “didn’t” make up its mind in a hurry; taking “a few hours” to make up its verdict. Nevertheless, there will always be some sort of racism in Maycomb, due to people like Mr. Ewell. He and his family have been risen in an environment that has always looked down on the coloured community. Racism begins from a younger age, though how they see other people being treated through their parents. There will also always be an element of racism when people, such as Mr. Ewell, refuse to see otherwise. Harper Lee has shown through Atticus that there is elements of hope, but overall, racism will always exist in some form. Does Tom Robinson receive a fair trial under the law? Why or why not? Would having an all-black jury have resulted in a different verdict? Tom Robinson did receive a fair trial; however, he was not fairly judged. Atticus ensured that he had the best chance of being found innocent. By showing plenty of evidence, and having strong statements. He was also able to prove his evidence throughout the trial, though a set of carefully planned questions and demonstrations. Tom was given the best lawyer in Maycomb; regardless, Tom was still found

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